1982–83 Cypriot First Division

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Cypriot First Division
Season 1982–83
Champions Omonia
(12th title)
Relegated Olympiakos
APOP
European Cup Omonia (1st round)
UEFA Cup Anorthosis (1st round)
Cup Winners' Cup Enosis (1st round; via Cypriot Cup)
Matches played 182
Goals scored 443 (2.43 per match)
Top goalscorer Panikos Hatziloizou
(17 goals)[1]

The 1982–83 Cypriot First Division was the 44th season of the Cypriot top-level football league. Omonia won their 12th title.

Format[edit]

Fourteen teams participated in the 1982–83 Cypriot First Division. All teams played against each other twice, once at their home and once away. The team with the most points at the end of the season crowned champions. The last two teams were relegated to the 1983–84 Cypriot Second Division.

The champions ensured their participation in the 1983–84 European Cup and the runners-up in the 1983–84 UEFA Cup.

Point system[edit]

Teams received two points for a win, one point for a draw and zero points for a loss.

Changes from previous season[edit]

Keravnos and Evagoras Paphos were relegated from previous season and played in the 1982–83 Cypriot Second Division. They were replaced by the first two teams of the 1981–82 Cypriot Second Division, Alki Larnaca and Aris Limassol.

Stadia and locations[edit]

Club Venue
AEL Tsirion Stadium
Alki GSZ Stadium
Anorthosis Dasaki Stadium
APOEL Makario Stadium
Apollon Tsirion Stadium
APOP GSK Stadium
Aris Tsirion Stadium
Enosis Paralimni Stadium
EPA GSZ Stadium
Nea Salamina GSZ Stadium
Olympiakos GSP Stadium
Omonoia Ar. Aradippou Municipal Stadium
Omonia Makario Stadium
Pezoporikos GSZ Stadium

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld. W. D. L. GF. GA. GF. Pts. Notes
1 Omonia 26 16 6 4 52 17 35 38 Champions-1983–84 European Cup 1st Round.
2 Anorthosis Famagusta 26 12 11 3 46 21 25 35 1983–84 UEFA Cup 1st Round.
3 APOEL 26 11 10 5 33 20 13 32
4 AEL Limassol 26 12 7 7 29 22 7 31
5 Pezoporikos Larnaca 26 9 10 7 26 19 7 28
6 Omonia Aradippou 26 11 6 9 34 34 0 28
7 Alki Larnaca 26 8 11 7 32 35 -3 27
8 Aris Limassol 26 10 5 11 42 39 3 25
9 Enosis Neon Paralimni 26 5 13 8 35 40 -5 23 Cypriot Cup Finalist-1983–84 European Cup Winners' Cup 1st Round.1
10 EPA Larnaca 26 8 6 12 22 33 -11 22
11 Apollon Limassol 26 6 9 11 24 38 -14 21
12 Nea Salamina 26 6 8 12 28 39 -11 20
13 Olympiakos Nicosia 26 5 10 11 26 45 -19 20 Relegated to 1983–84 Cypriot Second Division.
14 APOP Paphos 26 5 4 17 14 41 -27 14

Points system: Won=2 points, Drawn=1 point, Lost=0 points

Rules for classification: 1) Points, 2) Goal differences, 3) Goal for

1Enosis Neon Paralimni qualified to 1983–84 European Cup Winners' Cup because Cypriot Cup winner, Omonia, already qualified to 1983–84 European Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cyprus - List of Topscorers". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 2015-06-25. Archived from the original on 2015-08-18. Retrieved 2015-08-05. 

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